Artistic Color Blocking by Sonia Jaks

European based designer, Sonia Jaks, creates some unique color blocked home decor products and artwork available at her shop Shade on Shape.  Her playfully use of colors can be found on her wood wall hangings, prints, geometric wood candle holders, and ceramics.  Her are just a few items from her shop.

info and photo source : Sonia Jaks | Shade on Shape

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Gold Foil Art Prints by Emily Ley

I recently discovered Emily Ley’s wonderful brand of products and designs.  She sells a range of products, such as: phone cases, prints, stationary, notepads and planners ( most of which can be personalized ).  But, I feel in love with these simple Gold Foil Prints.  Check them out at her website www.emilyley.com/collections/prints or in her Etsy shop Emily Ley.

info and photo source: Emily Ley

New Prints Available at Printwork

Just a few freshly listed prints available at my shop Printwork.  Also, check the sale going on now. Get an extra 25% off your purchase (excluding shipping) when you enter this coupon code: 25OFF during checkout.

Also, receive free shipping on any U.S. or Canadian order with a sub-total of $50.00 or more ($65.00 on Int’l orders) after discounts, which will be refunded after your purchase.

Vintage Inspired Prints by Robin Wieskus

I recently discovered the work of Robin Wieskus on Etsy.  Robin has a love for all things vintage, which is the inspiration for her beautiful and realistic watercolor illustrations.  She sells prints of her wonderful vintage inspired watercolor paintings in her Etsy shop East Ashley Studio.  For more information on Robin and her work you can also visit her website at eastashleystudio.com.

I especially love the camera and typewriter prints.

info and photo source: Robin Wieskus | East Ashley Studio

Modern Chair Block Prints by Stacey Bradley

Stacey Bradley lives and works in Charleston, SC and has a wonderful block printing shop on Etsy, which is named after her mother, Perla Anne.  In her shop you will find unique illustrative block prints, ranging from furniture, household items, plants, wild life and nature.

I really want these modern chair prints to hang on my wall.  I love Charles and Ray Eames Chairs, so these prints would great for anyone who likes mid-century modern art and furniture.  They are very affordable and would look great grouped together.

info and photo source: Stacey Bradley | Perla Anne

Southern Pecan Pie on the Food Network

Southern Pecan Pie
Ingredients :1 sheet refrigerated piecrust (half a 15-ounce package)
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 1/3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2 cups toasted pecan halves
Freshly whipped cream, for serving (optional)Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Unroll the piecrust and place in a 9-inch pie plate. Fold the overhang under and crimp the edge with a fork or your fingers. Bake the crust until light golden brown, about 10 minutes. Cool completely on a rack. (Leave the oven on.)

Whisk the corn syrup, brown sugar, salt, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl. Lightly beat the eggs in a small bowl, then whisk into the corn syrup mixture.

Finely chop 1/2 cup pecans and spread evenly over the piecrust. Roughly chop another

1/2 cup pecans and mix into the corn syrup mixture, then pour the filling into the crust. Arrange the remaining 1 cup pecans on top in a decorative pattern.

Bake the pie until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Cool completely on a rack. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

Photograph by Kana Okada

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/guy-fieri/southern-pecan-pie-recipe/index.html?ic1=obinsite&oc=linkback

Recipe Source : foodnetwork.com

Hand Painted Dinnerware by Lena Hanzel

Lena Hanzel is a talented Berlin based designer who hand-paints dinnerware and hand-prints tea towels.  Her work is detailed,  yet very simplistic.  She has a shop and a blog by the name of Room for Emptiness.  On her blog you can find photos of her work and links to her etsy shop.

info and photo source : Lena Hanzel | Room For Emptiness

Modern, Eco-Friendly Pillow Covers by Chanee Vijay

Like most designers, I am constantly changing my space. I am always re-purposing, rearranging things and adding new pieces. A great way to give your space a new and updated feel would be to simply change the pillows on your couch, bed, or reading nook. Which leads me to these wonderful pillow covers designed by Chanee Vijay.

She is a Philadelphia based textile designer who runs her own shop, {me}longings studio. Chanee focuses on using sustainable and eco-friendly fabrics and water-based metallic inks. Each pillow cover is either screen printed or block printed by hand. They are modern and chic, but feature simple patterns and earthy colors. Her work has been featured on Better Homes and Gardens, DIY Magazine, Nate Berkus show and several other nationally known publications. I hope you will check out her work at {me}longings.com.

info + photo source: Chanee Vijay | {me}longings studio